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Published: October 15, 2013

Call for Global Land Project science committee nominations

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GLP announces a call for nominations for members of the GLP Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). The closing date for nominations is 20 November, 2013.

Nomination information


Nomination Call


Nomination Form


The closing date is 20 November, 2013.

GLP is looking for scientific excellence and a high level of commitment to GLP goals and activities.


Candidates can nominate themselves by completing a nomination form including a short CV (max. 5 pages) by email to the GLP office (glp@inpe.br). Four SSC positions are available, two starting 1 January, 2014 and two starting 1 March 2014.

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